In 1960, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney teamed together in The Bing Crosby - Rosemary Clooney Show on CBS. This was a 20 minute show aimed at female listeners and was broadcast at 11:40 a.m. daily. Bing and Rosie would tape the dialogue weeks in advance and songs would be interpolated. The songs would usually feature Bing and Rosie singing solos and often a duet. Songs were repeated on many occasions. Murdo MacKenzie was again the producer. The shows commenced on February 29, 1960 and continued without a break until November 2, 1962 when Bing's long association with radio in the USA effectively ended.
Excerpted from "Bing Crosby - The Radio Directories" compiled by Lionel Pairpoint. Reprinted with permission.
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April 11, 2013 Subject:
Two pros with a show
Not only wonderful music, the patter is interesting for it's time. Old Bing has often tried to sound jazz man "hip", and sometimes you can almost believe it. Rosie's especially smooth, and Buddy Cole's music is fantastic. Fans will catch occasional cuts from albums the hosts did together and individually, and some of the simpler types of original arrangements wound up in Crosby albums recorded overseas. Very pleasant, great fun.
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